Sports

putting on ice skates

This fall, I got my ice skates sharpened, then put them in the trunk of my vehicle, where they’ll stay for the entirety of the winter season. I like to have my skates always at the ready, just in case I want to stop at a local ice rink on the way home.

A year ago, Edina High School student Will Hanson never saw himself winning State for long jump in track and field. “I had no idea going into the season that I would have this much success,” Will says.

Stephanie Tennessen, the Burpee Queen

Edina resident Stephanie Tennessen broke the Guinness World Record for the most chest-to-floor burpees in 60 minutes last September.

Woman holding fish caught while ice fishing

With a motto that aptly states, “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” well, we all know just how important those glistening and gleaming bodies of water are to us in the bold north. We swim in them, we boat on them, we picnic around them, we catch fish in them.

Woman using exercise equipment

Leading up to 2021, I knew I needed to move more. I’m good at getting out for walks and a few sets of tennis in the summer months. In winter, my go-to is a few miles on a treadmill while watching television.

Edina High School head football coach Jason Potts

New Edina head football coach Jason Potts motivates his players through passion and determination.

Girls at the first ever Edina Girls Sports Summit

Celebrating emerging athletes, the Edina Girls Sports Summit was held at Life Time Sport in Eden Prairie last September as a way to inspire over 130 young girls to stay in sports and develop their leadership skills.

Local middle schoolers were recognized by the Edina Community Foundation’s Bold New Idea initiative earlier this year.

Edina AA Bantam youth hockey coach Ryan Ebling speaks to his team.

Edina youth hockey coach Ryan Elbing goes above and beyond the game.

U.S. Bank Stadium, the home stadium of the Minnesota Vikings

Take your pick - Lynx, Timberwolves, Twins, United FC, Vikings and Wild. And that's just the pro sports teams in Minnesota.

Local Edina athletes, as well as current and retired professional hockey players, helped raise over $15,000 for the Angel Foundation at the Big Futures Tournament and Family Festival. The Big Futures Family Festival took place in April 20 at Schulz-Highland Arena.

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